In The end of overeating: taking control of the insatiable American appetite, David A. Kessler presents an engaging perspective of the obesity epidemic. About. The End of Overeating has ratings and reviews. Diane said: Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The End of Over-eating by David A. Kessler Ever since. Call me late to the game, this book came out last year, but I just read Dr. David Kessler’s The End of Overeating, Taking Control of the Insatiable.

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What a waste of space and good paper this book is! We now know that the food industry is excessively activating the brains of millions of Americans. Come for Dinner, Stay for Life Feature: They understand that people will come back for more. She said, “You ate 12 ounces of protein in that kessker. Almost worse than this ksesler how not a single chapter is longer than 3 pages.

Even if you were to order steamed chicken at a Chinese restaurant, there may be an accompanying sauce that minimizes the chicken’s health benefit. Unlike most diet books that claim to have easy solutions for obesity, Kessler does an excellent job of carefully laying out the biological workings of the brain and detailing how overeating can be induced by food ingredients and lead to obesity and metabolic diseases. It’s going straight into the neural circuits. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

David Kessler on The End of Overeating

No wait, it’s a lifelong struggle. Some people seem to be wired to have greater ability to resist this food than other people. I landed in San Francisco airport, and I started thinking about Chinese dumplings, even as the plane landed on the taxiway.


Healing With Whole Foods: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s much easier to prevent it, because once that neurocircuitry is laid down it’s there for a lifetime. Kessler suggests that you set eating rules for yourself.

He invokes dopamine and opioids as the key neurotransmitters mediating the rewiring of brain circuits. The first part, “Sugar, Fat, Salt” is five-star material. The Way to Eat: A recommended read ocereating everyone which is most everyone who has to deal with the American food business. Literally — the book is pages, and only 45 are on the deconditioning. My take-away from this book is consumers need to be MORE aware what goes into foods we eat at restaurants in addition to what we eat out of the box more so then foods we prepare at davkd.

Engage in a competitive behavior to cause habit reversal. Lvereating that’s only going to increase the reward value of food and make it harder to stop. Customers th viewed this item also viewed. In essence, you are searching for something from food for a degree of satisfaction that will never exist.

I do have junk food lapses but find I don’t like the taste want to enjoy the natural taste! This section was interesting if a little repetitive. In fact, the brains of millions of Americans are literally being hijacked by fat, sugar, and salt! You talk about awareness being the first step in breaking conditioned hyper-eating. Sanderson, an associate professor of psychology at Amherst, studies close relationships and health-related behavior, including eating disorders.

Jun 09, Dawn rated it it was ok Shelves: Must redeem within 90 days. Sep 16, Loy Machedo rated it it was amazing. Most impressively, Kessler manages to integrate clear descriptions of complex scientific research with engaging real-life examples to vividly illustrate these findings.


In the end, the most important thing is to change how you perceive food. I have come to maximize my foods as a science and pick what will give me the most nutrition.

Thank you for your feedback. How the Food Giants Hooked Us. If I give you a package of sugar and say, “Go have a good time,” you’re going to look at me like I’m crazy.

These factors help explain why particular foods, and particular situations, often overeatimg to overeating.

The end of overeating

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Kessler is the father of two and lives with his wife in California.

About two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Recommended for the strong beginning and end – there are some great “take-away” points that will make you think. The food industry figured out that humans respond to specific combinations of sugar, keslser and salt. And then Kessler repeats this information for the first two-thirds of the book. You talk about the problem of snacking contributing to weight gain.

Sep 16, Mario Tomic rated it it was amazing.

If you really, really want to dig into cognitive ways to deal with an overeating problem you perceive that you have, then I can say that I would recommend reading this book.